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RE: revision/version numbers

From: Katherine King
Subject: RE: revision/version numbers
Date: Fri, 31 Oct 2003 16:31:24 -0500

It doesn't as such - the tester has to trust us that far, but this is still
something that they are demanding.  It came up today because we had to do a
deploy from a branch (most are off the main branch).  If it is possible to
extract the version numbers of the checked out version of the code
automatically, with a script, this will help. :)

-----Original Message-----
From: Donald Sharp [mailto:address@hidden 
Sent: October 31, 2003 4:25 PM
To: Katherine King
Cc: 'address@hidden'
Subject: Re: revision/version numbers

How does this confirm that you are or aren't using a old version of the
file?  It just tells you that a file has a certain version.

On Fri, Oct 31, 2003 at 04:12:54PM -0500, Katherine King wrote:
> It's to do with the quality team - they want to confirm that we aren't
> an old version of a file, so they want a list of all the files along with
> their versions.  Unfortunately, I would have to find this manually on the
> branch.  The quality team are not programmers, and some of them do not
> have any programming experience.  They want logs of everything - build,
> local unit testing, deployment to dev environment, unit testing on dev
> environment, deploy to test environment, unit testing on test environment,
> application logs etc, etc....
> Thanks
> Kate
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Donald Sharp [mailto:address@hidden 
> Sent: October 31, 2003 4:11 PM
>  Subject: Re: revision/version numbers
> Why do you need this?  What is important is the label!
> If you can't convince them that it's not terribly important
> pull a workspace over the release label and do a cvs status -R
> and parse the output.
> donald
> On Fri, Oct 31, 2003 at 03:56:47PM -0500, Katherine King wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > I am pretty much a beginner to CVS, but somehow "becoming" the expert on
> the
> > team, and this is now causing me to need to ask for some help.  We have
> > CVS repository, and we are working with branches and tags, no problem.
> But
> > we need a little more information about revision numbers for the quality
> > assurance team.  I have been able to get this for the main branch by
> locking
> > the tree - this shows the version/revision numbers (cvs admin -l), but I
> > need the version/revision numbers for all the files with a certain tag.
> Is
> > there a way to do this?
> > 
> > Sorry if this is a silly question, but I haven't been able to find it.
> > 
> > Thanks
> > Kate

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